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1. No. 7 is No. 81
Kaepernick is the first member of the 49ers to make this year's list. It's the second time San Francisco's starting quarterback made the top 100. He was also ranked 81 last season.
Kaepernick is the second quarterback to make the list in 2014. Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford came in at No. 100.
>> Check out pictures of Kaepernick at recent offseason practices.
>> Vote Kaepernick for the EA Madden NFL 15 cover.
2. Meet the New Running Back
Second-round draft pick
Hyde said a few notable things:
-He hasn't had any Ohio State-Michigan banter with Jim Harbaugh yet. "I’m sure come November there will be some jokes," the 57th overall pick said.
-Hyde was bowling during the NFL Draft when he was selected by the 49ers.
-Hyde worked out with
>> Hyde was added to create competition with Gore and rest of San Francisco's running backs.
>> INFOGRAPHIC: facts and figures on this year's draft class.
3. Niners Love the NBA
If you follow our players on Twitter, you know they love NBA hoops. These tweets illustrate their passion.
Those @spurs took care of business..—
Michael Crabtree(@KingCrab15) May 15, 2014
Yal thought the Blazers were gonna beat the #Spurs huh? Be honest — D-Mø™ (@morrisCODE_tr3) May 15, 2014
All the shots #LamarcusAldridge was hittin against the Rockets he's missing in this series!—
Ian Williams(@IWilliams95) May 15, 2014
Bruce Ellington(@BruceEllington) May 15, 2014
4. Around the NFL
Ben Gardner is first Cowboys draft pick to sign http://t.co/AMfQI17a8j— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) May 15, 2014